Johan Audel

Johan Audel (2011)

Johan Audel ( born December 12, 1983 in Nice ) is a French football player. He is currently playing on loan at FC Nantes in the French Ligue 1


Audel, whose parents came from the French overseas department of Martinique, was born in southern France Nice. He learned to play football at an amateur club Trinité SFC before he was inducted in 1994 as a ten year old in the youth academy of OGC Nice. After his footballing education at OGC Nice, the left-footer played from 2000 for the second team of the club. As of the 2001 /02 season he was in the senior squad, arrived there but not used and changed in the summer of 2004 with 20 years for Lille. In the first year coach Claude Puel Lille was surprisingly French runners-up. In the UEFA Cup, the OSC Lille made ​​it to the second round, where you eliminated against AJ Auxerre. In the league came Audel who can come to the winger off the attack used in his first Ligue 1 season to 15 games and scored two goals. He has only been used once on a full 90 minutes. International Audel came on fifteen minutes before the end of a single time when 0-1 at Alemannia Aachen.

Johan Audel has been a regular player for the first time when he was loaned out for the season 2005/ 06 on the playing in the French second division FC Lorient. On the side of André- Pierre Gignac and Karim Ziani he carried with eight goals in 30 league missions to reach the third place and the associated therewith promotion to the first division at.

After his return to Lille he was again most of the time on the bench. 2006/ 07 he managed only four bets and the winning goal in the championship, as well as and a game in qualifying for the Champions League, with him the 1-0 winning goal in the game succeeded in Rabotnički Skopje. After he did not play in the group stage of the Champions League, he was a substitute in 0-1 in the second round against Manchester United again for fifteen minutes before the end. In the summer of 2007, Audel joined the FC Valenciennes, who recently narrowly relegation from Ligue 1 had been able to turn away. There, he scored in his first league game against FC Toulouse Valenciennes a hat-trick by the Valenciennes decided the game 3-1 for itself. Audel quickly became a mainstay of the team and played until 2010, a total of 77 times for Valenciennes in the Premier League, where he scored seven league goals in his first season and nine in the other seasons.

On August 9, 2010 Audel moved to German Bundesliga club VfB Stuttgart, with whom he signed a contract until the end of June 2014. The estimated transfer fee amounted to various media reports, between 1.5 and 3 million euros, the two clubs officially agreed not to publicize the release modalities. His first game in the jersey of Swabia, he played on 14 August 2010, when einwechselte him Stuttgart coach Christian Gross 's 2-1 first-round victory in the DFB Cup against SV Babelsberg 59 minutes for Timo Gebhart.

Audel was 2013/14 awarded on September 2, 2013 to the end of the season to FC Nantes after before his contract was extended with the VfB Stuttgart until the end of June 2015.


  • French Vice Champion 2005